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Best Selling Hybrid SUV for 2009

Hybrid SUV Blog

2009 won’t end up being a record year for hybrid vehicle sales, but considering the circumstances it would be fair to say that hybrids have held their own. In the battle for best selling hybrid SUV of 2009 (U.S.), Lexus RX400h (10,089). In 2008, the Toyota Highlander actually beat them both but sales this year are down nearly 50%. The closer race is actually for worst selling hybrid SUV of 2009, with 3 sport utilities neck-and-neck (data from hybridcars.com ).

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More information on hybrid sales slump

Green Cars News

Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. Today we have more information with a breakdown of those sales. Overall, reported sales of hybrids dropped 45.5 per cent year-on-year to 21,735 even though it incorporated a full month’s sales for new vehicles such as the Honda Insight, as well as the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan Hybrids. Meanwhile, the Ford Escape and Mariner hybrids saw sales drop by 40.5